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By Mark Miller, Shelby Jones

Ache Don’t damage is the no-holds-barred memoir from the one specialist fighter in heritage to come to the hoop after open-heart surgical procedure, kickboxer Mark “Fightshark” Miller—an inspiring tale of family members, choice, and redemption.

In 2007, Mark Miller used to be a emerging megastar in expert kickboxing, until eventually a regimen actual exposed a significant that required open-heart surgical procedure. The main issue helped to briefly reunite his fractured family members and made Miller extra made up our minds than ever to come to the kickboxing ring. yet inside a 12 months, his mom and dad and brother have been all useless, and Miller’s fragile optimism imploded, sending him right into a tailspin of substances and alcohol.

Pain Don’t damage is a narrative of tremendous tenacity, commitment, and tough work—how one fierce competitor overcame repeated hindrances to gain his goals. Miller recounts tales starting from his youth spent within the Steelers locker room to the remarkable lifestyles classes he discovered from different combatants to his victorious go back to struggling with in a Moscow kickboxing ring. He talks clearly approximately family members and fatherhood—of the difficult classes approximately masculinity and violence discovered from his father. He additionally deals an inspiring, interesting, and frank account of the fights—both out and in of the ring—that have formed him.

A deeply own account of guts, blood, and glory, ache Don’t harm can pay tribute to the never-say-die spirit embodied in a guy who refuses to backpedal, irrespective of the chances.

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